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In celebration of music’s power to connect us, enjoy this special Boston Pops’ performance, with #JohnWilliams himself, of “Summon the Heroes”, dedicated to all of the front-line workers: https://t.co/xc65Bf64vP
— Boston Pops (@TheBostonPops) May 5, 2020
If The Notorious RBG can deal, you can deal:
Ruth Bader Ginsburg has an infection from a gallstone and expects to be hospitalized for a day or two, the Supreme Court says. The 87-year-old justice still plans to take part in the court’s arguments, which are being held by phone during the pandemic. https://t.co/HDfJZruZ0X
— The Associated Press (@AP) May 6, 2020
RBG is still taking part in tomorrow’s oral arguments, despite hospitalization. Meanwhile, many of us probably won’t get out of our pajamas tomorrow. This lady has grit.
— City of Chicago (@chicago) May 6, 2020
Happier news, for those of you who haven’t celebrated it already:
— AP Entertainment (@APEntertainment) May 5, 2020
Former President Barack Obama will deliver a televised prime-time commencement address for the high school Class of 2020 during an hour-long event that will also feature LeBron James, Malala Yousafzai and Ben Platt, among others.
ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC will simultaneously air the special [Saturday] May 16 at 8 p.m. EDT along with more than 20 other broadcast and digital streaming partners, according to the announcement Tuesday from organizers.
Several high school students from Chicago public schools and the Obama Youth Jobs Corps will join, as will the Jonas Brothers, Yara Shahidi, Bad Bunny, Lena Waithe, Pharrell Williams, Megan Rapinoe and H.E.R…
“This high school graduation season will be anything but ordinary — but that’s all the more reason why the Class of 2020 deserves extraordinary advice, heartfelt encouragement, and hard-won wisdom about facing new challenges in an uncertain world,” Russlynn Ali, CEO and co-founder of XQ Institute, said in a statement…